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Trump’s Crazy Military Budget

Donald Trump recently said that it's "crazy" to spend $716 billion on the military, but his latest budget calls for $750 billion. It isn't obvious, however, that inadequate funding explains why the U.S. military has struggled in recent years.

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The Founders’ Foreign Policy

On this 230th anniversary of the opening of the first U.S. Congress -- and thus the actual birthday of the U.S. government under the Constitution -- it is worthwhile to review the Founders' views on standing armies and foreign policy.